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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Schenkkan's "Building the Wall": Trump's Terrible Dystopia

Clyde Fitch Report: If, like me, you’re expectant and braced for how irate American playwrights will depict the deleterious effects of the Trump presidency, you’ll be intrigued to learn that no matter what comes our way in the ensuing months and years, nothing is likely to be as bone-chilling as Robert Schenkkan’s Building the Wall.

We all remember what was to happen on Day One of a Trump administration: that oft-mentioned wall was to be built — and Mexico was to pay for it.

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